Tomorrow evening assassins (and Abstergo agents) in New York City will have a chance to scope out the amazing Art of the Assassin gallery! Brought to us by Ubisoft and Rock The Vote, this gallery has a series of images inspired by the upcoming Assassin’s Creed III as well as a photo booth for fans to dress up in colonial era soldier garb for awesome soon-to-be Instagram pics.
Here is the official event flyer as well as the press release below for more information.
Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed® III / Rock the Vote
Art of the Assassin Tour Hits New York City
San Francisco — October 2, 2012 — Video game publisher Ubisoft® and Rock the Vote announced today the “Art of the Assassin” traveling exhibit, featuring inspired artwork from top contemporary artists, will debut in New York City on Wednesday, October 10. The “Art of the Assassin” will be showcased at The Hole (theholenyc.com) in New York’s SoHo neighborhood, home to world-renowned artists and galleries since the ’70s, from 6:00–7:30 pm. Following the “Art of the Assassin” exhibit, fans and newcomers alike can experience the Assassin’s Creed® III video game on the show floor at New York Comic Con from October 11–14.
Sharing Rock the Vote’s passion for art, “Art of the Assassin” is a traveling exhibit that showcases original Assassin’s Creed III-inspired works from some of today’s most distinguished contemporary artists. The nationwide tour premiered in Los Angeles in August with works by Ariel Erestingcol, Artek, DualForces, Justin Bartlett, Mark Dean Veca, Racecar 13, Dora Drimalas, Thank You X and Brian Flynn. The tour concludes at the end of October with an auction that gives consumers a chance to bid on these exclusive works, with proceeds going directly to Rock the Vote.
Earlier this year, Ubisoft and Rock the Vote announced a partnership through the presidential election with a number of innovative consumer initiatives including the “Art of the Assassin” tour and a special Assassin’s Creed III activation on Rock the Vote’s legendary Road Trip, bringing musical performances and voter registration to colleges nationwide.
Rock the Vote is the nation’s leading nonpartisan organization working to mobilize young people to participate in our country’s democracy and vote in every election. The Assassin’s Creed franchise, known for story lines inspired from history books, brings the action stateside for the first time, with players fighting for freedom during the American Revolution.
The Hole is located at 312 Bowery, New York, NY in the SoHo area. Assassin’s Creed III, on track to be the biggest launch in Ubisoft history, is set to release on October 30.
For more information on Assassin’s Creed, please visit the official website at assassinscreed.com or Like us atfacebook.com/assassinscreed. Details on “Art of the Assassin” can be found at artoftheassassin.com.
About Assassin’s Creed
Initially launched in 2007, the first four Assassin’s Creed games have sold more than 38 million units worldwide, and the franchise is now established as one of the best-selling series ever. Recognized for having some of the richest, most engrossing storytelling in the industry, Assassin’s Creed transcends video games, branching out into other entertainment experiences including comic books, Facebook games, novels, short films, and more.
About Rock the Vote
Rock the Vote’s mission is to engage and build political power for young people in our country. Using music, popular culture, new technologies, and grassroots organizing for more than 20 years, Rock the Vote has registered more than five million young people, including a record-shattering 2.25 million registration downloads in the historic 2008 election. As the tidal wave of Millennial Generation voters continues to establish its power at the polls, Rock the Vote will register millions more young people and make their voices heard.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher, and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2011–12 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 1.061 billion euros. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.